Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Sunday Reads

My easy-like Sunday morning reads:

• The Bloomberg terminal: clunky, costly, addictive, ubiquitous (FT)
• Can You Tell the Difference Between a Robot and a Stock Analyst? (WSJ)
• The Dismal Economics of Moneyball (Digitopoly)
• The Bumbling, Irrelevant New York Stock Exchange (NYT)
• Fish oil pills: A $1.2 billion industry built, so far, on empty promises (Washington Post)
• Blue-Collar Solar: Renewable energy doesn’t have to be a luxury purchase. Here’s how one company makes it a cost-saver for the working class. (Slate)
• The Joy of (Just the Right Amount of) Sex (Well) see also Confessions of a Seduction Addict (NY Times)
• The Father of the Emoticon Chases His Great White Whale (Narratively)
• Addiction is not a disease: A neuroscientist argues that it’s time to change our minds on the roots of substance abuse (Salon)
• David Byrne Does Paul Simon, “The World’s Biggest Prick” According To Some Dude In Los Lobos (Stereogum)

What are you reading?

 

More Obamacare Subsidies in GOP-Run States

Source: Bloomberg

 

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend: Pour yourself a mug of cold brewed iced coffee, and settle in for our longer form weekend reading: • This Medical Charity Made $3.3 Billion From a Single Pill: How the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation amassed a fortune—and upended medical research at the same time (Bloomberg) • Paul McCartney Opens Up About Lennon, Yoko, and…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

Heckuva week. Wrap it up right with the finest morning train reads in the land: • Who Would Benefit From a Stock Market Correction? (A Wealth of Common Sense) see also Short Sales Are at Their Highest Level Since the Financial Crisis (Bloomberg) • Stephen Roach: Why the Stock Meltdown Doesn’t Spell Doom for China. The country’s economy has a…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

Yesterday’s turnaround was impressive, but today’s red Chinese screens make a repeat unlikely. No matter, we have you covered with our Shanghai morning train reads: • Paulson v. Ackman, Bridgewater v. AQR: Who’s Trending on Google? A data-driven look into whether hedge funds’ online popularity translates into assets under management. (CIO) • Slow-Growth Pessimists Miss the Mark (Bloomberg View) see…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

My Two-fer-Tuesday morning train reads: • Yanis Varoufakis: Angela Merkel has a red and a yellow button. One ends the crisis. Which does she push? (Guardian) see also How Greece leaving the euro would actually work (Vox) • Forget Bitcoin — What Is the Blockchain and Why Should You Care? (Re/Code) but see Bitcoin being forked? (FT Alphaville) • Luxury Brands Have…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the monkey house. Here are our post-referendum morning train reads: • How ‘vision’ messed up Europe (FT) but see Europeans tried to block IMF debt report on Greece (Reuters) • Don’t Let The Disappointing June Jobs Report Distract From The Long-Term Trend (fivethirtyeight) • Traders’ hormones’ may destabilize financial markets (Science Daily) see also Raging Bull Markets: How Young Men’s…Read More

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10 Sunday Reads

My easy-like-Sunday-morning reads: • Greece is a remarkable country full of wonderful people, but the place is plainly pretty fucked up. It has been fucked up that way for a long time (Interfluidity) • 15 Problems With Real World Portfolios (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Mapping Where Electric Vehicles Actually Cause More Pollution Than Gas Cars (City…Read More

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10 Weekend Reads

Happy July Fourth. Pour yourself a tall glass of iced coffee, and settle in for our longer form weekend reads: • American Failure: The 401(k) is hailed as the future, but it’s horribly flawed. A select few firms are trying to change that. (Chief Investment Officer) • This Is How Uber Takes Over a City (Bloomberg) • The Surprisingly Imperfect Science of…Read More

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10 Friday AM Reads

A mere 3 day weekend will not prevent our morning reads from their daily route: • 4 percent unemployment might be the new 5 percent unemployment (WaPo) but see The New Jobs Numbers Are Weaker Than They Look (NYT) • 9 myths about the Greek crisis (Politico) • A Venture Capital Giant Says: Bubble? What Bubble? (Dealbook) • Things That Matter (Certifiable Planner) • Bitcoin…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

My “start off your 4 day weekend” morning reads: • Major Asset Classes Performance for 1st half of 2015 (Capital Spectator) • 12 charts and maps that explain the Greek crisis (Vox) see also A Bankrupt Greece Is Struggling to Stay Afloat (NYT) • The Smartest Man in Europe is Wild about Innovation (Blackstone) • Sources of stock-market fluctuations: New evidence (VoxEU)…Read More

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